Degree courses

TAFE NSW has a very good reputation for producing highly competent, industry-ready graduates. Our programs are developed in consultation with industry to ensure currency and relevance and result in positive outcomes for students.

We believe students learn more effectively in smaller classes instead of large lecture theatres with hundreds of students. Teaching staff are highly qualified, industry experts who will focus on applied rather than abstract skills.

Our degrees are designed to give you the academic knowledge and applied technical skills you need to excel in your chosen career.

Each degree course provides opportunities to demonstrate your ability to acquire and apply knowledge within a professional context, communicate effectively, critically analyse, apply teamwork and leadership skills to group tasks and solve problems using critical and creative thinking

Our degrees offer a practical, career-oriented focus to ensure our graduates are prepared for professional careers

Courses generally form a study pathway to higher levels to give you the opportunity to reach your academic goals faster.

Click a qualification below to see a full list of courses at that level offered by TAFE NSW.

Australian Qualifications Framework
Educational qualifications Sector offering qualifications
Bachelor Degree TAFE NSW and Universities
Associate Degree
Advanced Diploma TAFE NSW
Certificate 4
Certificate 3
Certificate 2

Quality education and training services

TAFE NSW has been delivering vocational education and training in NSW for over 100 years. It has built a reputation for quality and responsiveness.

TAFE NSW delivers training to over half a million people across 130 locations each year. International students can choose from over 70 of these locations in Sydney and regional locations.

From training qualifications to job opportunities

Our strong links with industry ensure training programs align with economic priorities and current employer needs.

We ensure our graduates are job-ready and productive in the workplace and have the skills most needed and valued by employers.

If you graduate with a Bachelor, Master or Doctoral Degree from an Australian education provider, regardless of your field of study, you will be eligible to apply for a Temporary Graduate Visa – Post-Study Work stream. Read more about Post-study work rights.

Dynamic learning environments

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Our state-of-the-art facilities and student learning activity programs create a dynamic and welcoming environment for productive learning.

From classrooms to studios to workplace learning, you'll learn through a range of individual and group-based tasks in environments that simulate industry practices in the real world.

Pathways from diploma and advanced diploma studies

A seamless articulation pathway provides credit transfer from relevant diploma and advanced diploma courses into accredited TAFE NSW undergraduate degrees.

Read more about university pathways from TAFE NSW.


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